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2023 MG Hector Facelift Gets A Redesign & More Features

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MG has finally unveiled the new-gen Hector and the Hector Plus ahead of its launch on January 11 at the Auto Expo 2023. Pre-bookings of the SUV had already commenced last year.   

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While both the Hector and Hector Plus share the same design, mechanicals and features, the latter features an additional row at the back.  

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Starting with the updates, the MG Hector now gets a bigger, more prominent grille at the front with diamond patterns. In a way, it reminds us of the one found on the latest Lexus models.   

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The re-designed grille is still flanked by LED DRLs; however, the front bumper does get some minor design tweaks. Also new here, is the Dune Brown paint scheme, which will be offered alongside the seven existing paint options.

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The new 14-inch touchscreen takes the centrestage on the inside. Other highlights include a 360-degree camera with a 3D mode and the inclusion of ADAS, allowing for features like adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, autonomous emergency braking and more. 

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Also new are bend cruise assistance, which sheds the SUV's speed while on a curve with cruise control activated, and Traffic Jam Assist, which makes stop-and-go driving easier while in traffic.

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The 2023 Hector now comes with Bluetooth unlocking, which can also be shared with other users for a limited time.   

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Powering it is the same 1.5-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel unit, which make 143PS and 170PS of power respectively. The 2023 MG Hector will compete against the Mahindra XUV700 and the Jeep Compass.  

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